Allan brings an orientation of practicality and pragmatism to executive coaching. A deep interest in senior executive development and assisting newly appointed senior executives in accelerating their ability to lead with impact, led Allan to complete the Master of Business Coaching in 2019. Consequently, coaching engagements combine insights and approaches from both a perspective of commercial experience within multinational companies alongside evidence-based theories and frameworks acquired within the master’s degree.
Leadership transitions and first-time transition into a senior leadership role, either at business unit or general management level, can present numerous difficulties with many unanticipated challenges, particularly in organisations with high performance cultures.
It is the leadership team that sets the platform for how organisation performance and culture is created and becomes enduring overtime. The top team is the most important team in the organisation or function it leads, as it sets the parameters of what is possible.
Increasing clarity collectively within the team, on the team, its function and direction, supporting that as individuals and collectively, will go a long way towards the team setting itself up for accomplishing its objectives and purpose.
It is vital that senior leadership teams have a critical understanding of the leadership shadow that they cast. Moreover, the top management team needs to be aware of how this leadership shadow significantly impacts both the culture of the organisation as well as the business’s financial results.
The role of a top team is to:
Support programs are tailored to individual executive and team requirements, taking into account considerations such as:
How to Get Started:
How to Accelerate Team Development:
How to Propel Team Transformation:
I have deep experience partnering with business leaders working in heavily regulated and complex businesses. I adopt an approach of co-designing a program with you, which will develop as needs emerge addressing the required leadership skills, behaviours and mandates in your team.
Management and Leadership Advisory Consulting services are provided in the context of supporting senior executives as a strategic advisor and thinking partner. Extensive experience leading senior executive teams includes turnaround assignments, developing and executing strategy, operational planning and execution, and developing leaders to move from a functional management, or “technical expert” orientation to adopting an enterprise mindset in respect to their leadership.